dynamic height[dī¦nam·ik ′hīt]
As measured from sea level, the distance above the geoid of points on the same equipotential surface, in terms of linear units measured along a plumb line at a given latitude, generally 45°.
The amount of work done when a water particle of unit mass is moved vertically from one level to another. Also known as geodynamic height.
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